By Jimmie Earls
Pine Bluffs Post Editor 

Broncs get a pair of big wins


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From left, Burns' Tyler Norris, Klayton Clark and Sam Sharpe lead the charge against the visiting Southeast Cyclones last Thursday. The Broncs defeated Southeast 37-31 and beat Lingle 52-42 the next day for two big wins that improved Burns' record to 5-11.

The Burns Broncs added two big wins last week, beating Southeast 37-31 at home last Thursday and defeating Lingle on the road last Friday.


The Broncs took an early 8-4 lead in the first quarter.

Both teams scored eight points each in the second an the Broncs took a 16-12 lead into the break.

The Cyclones rallied in the third, outscoring Burns 11-10 to cut the lead to 26-23.

The Broncs padded the lead in the fourth, outscoring Southeast 11-8 to hang on for a 37-31 win.

Tyler Norris lead the Burns offense with 16 points. Sam Sharpe had 7, Klayton Clark and Jack Ickes had 6 each and Aiden Carroll had 2 points. Ickes, Sharpe and Norris had 1 three-point shot each.

Ickes, Norris and Sharpe had six rebounds each, Clark had five, Alex Pyle had four and Carroll had two.

Norris led assists with four, Clark had three, Pyle, Carroll and Ickes had two each and Sharpe had one.


The Broncs were on the road to Lingle the next day to face the Doggers.

Lingle took a slim 11-9 in the first, but Burns rallied in the second, outscoring the Doggers 10-7 in the frame to take a slim 19-18 lead at halftime.

That momentum carried over in the second half as the Broncs continued to pull ahead. They ourscored Lingle 17-12 in the third and 16-12 in the fourth to come home with a 52-42 win.

Three Broncs scored in double digits: Clark with 15, Sharpe with 13 and Norris with 11. Ickes scored 9 and Pyle scored 4 points.

Clark led rebounding with eight, Pyle had seven, Sharpe and Norris had four each.

Sharpe and Ickes lead with assists with five each, Clark, Norris and Pyle each had three and Carroll had one.

With the wins, the Broncs now stand at 5-11 on the season. hey travel to Glenrock on Friday and then host Lusk this Saturday.

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Burns' Sam Sharpe looks for an open passing lane against the Cyclone defense as the Broncs beat Southeast last Thursday at home, 37-31.


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